Communications and publications guidelines

Communicating your research

The Carlsberg Foundation aims at communicating novel research results generated by our grant holders on our website, social media platforms and to the Danish press and public in general. Grant holders are therefore asked to inform the secretariat about important research results of public interest in due time before the release of a scientific article, monography etc. Relevant information such as abstract, article, monography etc. can be sent to


In interviews with journalists and contact with the media you are obliged to inform that your research is funded by the Carlsberg Foundation. Additionally, it must be clearly stated in all peer-reviewed publications, conference proceedings, monographs etc. that your research is funded by the Foundation.

When referring to the Carlsberg Foundation, you should be particularly aware of the following:

  • The Foundation’s name in Danish is “Carlsbergfondet” (not “Carlsbergfonden”)
  • The Foundation’s name in English is “the Carlsberg Foundation”
  • The Foundation funds, supports or awards – it does NOT sponsor or donate

The Carlsberg Foundation’s logo

The Carlsberg Foundation’s logo must be used in all presentations of your research and in scientific publications if possible.

Download Danish and English versions of the Carlsberg Foundation’s logo pack

The logo can be downloaded for either dark or light backgrounds.

The PANTONE number for the green colour is 5535.

The following standard text can be used in presentations of the Foundation:

The Carlsberg Foundation is a commercial foundation that supports basic scientific research within the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities conducted by Danish researchers and international researchers connected to Danish research environments.

The funds for awards mainly come from the profits of Carlsberg A/S, in which the Carlsberg Foundation has a controlling interest. The Carlsberg Foundation was founded by Brewer J.C. Jacobsen in 1876.